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Stuart Levy, MD

Professor of Medicine and of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Director of the Center for Adaptation Genetics and Drug Resistance at Tufts University School of Medicine; Staff Physician at Tufts–New England Medical Center. Research interests include molecular, genetic, and biochemical bases for drug resistance in bacteria and mammalian cells, as well as genes involved in the infectious process including colonization and survival of pseudomonad soil bacteria.




Abraham Sonenshein, PhD

Professor and Deputy Chair, Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Director of Graduate Program in Molecular Microbiology at Tufts University School of Medicine. Research interests include mechanisms of gene regulation in Bacillus, Clostridium, Listeria, Staphylococcus and other Gram-positive bacteria; control of virulence genes; and use of bacterial spores as vaccine delivery systems.


Saul Tzipori, DVM, PhD, DSc, FRCVS

Distinguished Professor of Microbiology/Infectious Diseases, Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Agnes Varis University Chair in Science and Society at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Current research interests include enteric infections and the host response; this includes viral, bacterial and protozoan pathogens of veterinary and medical importance causing acute or chronic diarrhea in the immunocompetent or immunodeficient host.


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